Lufthansa to renew Frankfurt-Cape city flights in December

This winter Lufthansa will resume operation at the Frankfurt-Cape town direction. From December 2d, a Lufthansa plane will take off from Frankfurt and fly non-prevent to the port city on thefoot of table Mountain every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. the connection extends the Lufthansa group’s hub-wide portfolio and optimally enhances the previouslyseasonal provide from Munich and Zurich with Edelweiss. After Johannesburg, Cape metropolis is one of the most critical markets for Lufthansa in the southern part of Africa. With its big name Alliance accomplice South African airlines, the airline gives…

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British TMCs say distribution fee has hurt Lufthansa, airline disagrees

Lufthansa lost GDS market share on bookings from the U.K. to Germany following the imposition of a controversial 16-euro surcharge in September, according to trade group the Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC). Lufthansa counters that the fee has not harmed its bookings companywide. The data, based upon a sample of 12,000 bookings made by GTMC members in the three months before and after the surcharge went into effect, shows that Lufthansa’s market share declined 8.5%. Those numbers suggest “that TMCs have switched business away from the airline group to…

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